Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies
Report No. JAM_1746_02

Gale v Strachan



Case Name Long

Isaac Gale v Alexander Strachan, Edward Wilson, Richard Basnett, and the Attorney General


Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series


APC Citation  

v.4 [41] p.35–36 (17 Nov. 1746 – 29 March 1750)

  PC Register Citation

George II v.11 (1 August 1746 – 30 April 1748) p.41: PC 2/100/41


  PC Register Citation

George II v.12 (1 May 1748 – 29 March 1750) p.204, 299, 340–348, 528: PC 2/101/204, 299, 340–348, 528



Colonial Courts


Chancery – 5 Feb. 1746



Basnett, Mary, deceased (assignor of Isaac Gale)


Basnett, Richard, respondent


Gale, Dorothy (wife of Isaac)


Gale, Hon. Isaac, esquire, of the parish of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, appellant (husband of Dorothy, representative, assignee, and residuary legatee of Mary Basnett)


Hamilton, Dr. William


Jamaica, attorney general of, respondent


Strachan, Alexander, respondent (trustee of Mary Basnett)


Wilson, Edward, respondent (trustee of Mary Basnett)



Concerning land (will of Mary Basnett, femme coverte) and a bill for payment that was dismissed for want of parties.


One bill dismissed in part with orders for a future accounting; another bill dismissed with costs. No costs are awarded on the appeal.

References in Smith, Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations

Table of Cases (Gale v Strachan)


Printed Cases

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Privy Council Documents in PC 1 at The National Archives at Kew


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